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Senior Engineer - Fixed Term

XeroAuckland, New ZealandFull-time$110k - $260k*Aug 29, 2022

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Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use cloud based platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 

Diversity of people brings diversity of thought, and that is core to driving Xero’s mission. Supporting a culture of inclusion is something we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. A part of that is to support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. So, from the moment you begin your journey with Xero, we will constantly strive to ensure you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.

Bank Feeds is one of the cornerstones of what makes Xero incredible! Without the Bank Feeds team, Xero wouldn’t be where it is today. As part of the Bank Integrations team, the team exists to create trusted and seamless connections between customers and their financial institutions, enabling timely and accurate data to unlock the value of Xero.  This is a great opportunity to work directly with the banks to implement and improve integrations,  creating the links that make so many of Xero’s awesome product features possible.

We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer for a 8 month Fixed Term contract (ending June 2023)

What we'd like is an Engineer with a growth mindset, the ability to adapt and evolve with the changing needs of the business and a clear understanding of clean design and coding practices. We have fantastic opportunities in our Wellington offices.  

As a Software Engineer you will:

  • Use your amazing skills to break down complex problems and find simple solutions
  • Contribute significantly to the scale and design of back-end infrastructure and code to our Xero cloud software platform hosted in AWS
  • Use your passion for delivering beautifully designed software!
  • Influence others and build consensus using your strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Work with smart, motivated people in a supportive environment
  • Enjoy a strong culture of wanting to be better and making it happen
  • Feel empowered to try things out and make a real difference for our teams and our customers

Ideally, your technical tool-box will include:

  • In-depth knowledge of the C# language and .NET fundamentals, including ASP.NET & Web API.
  • Experience using build and deploy tools and processes to get your creations into production
  • The ability to develop scalable software against large relational databases, and an understanding of NoSQL databases
  • Eager to dig in and get going with a wide variety of top industry tools and frameworks for building scalable apps, think Redis, .NET Core, Event Store, Kubernetes, SQS and the AWS platform
  • Working knowledge of complex architecture designs that support scalable and maintainable software solutions
Why you should become a Xero

It’s a diverse and inclusive environment, with people who will respect, challenge, support and mentor you to do the best work of your life. We’re a place where innovation and change are not only encouraged but also celebrated. We value our people and want them to enjoy and take pride in their work.

We’re very supportive of flexible working arrangements and offer a competitive remuneration package including shares and life insurance, in addition to your base salary. We have a culture we’re proud of. Whether you're after a workplace with a social vibe, or a workplace which understands your family is priority - Xero is all of that and more.

Xero is continuing to grow and so are the opportunities to join us!

You can choose to perform this role:
- In one of our #beautiful offices (Wellington or Auckland).
- Flexibly, through a hybrid of in office and remote working styles.

At Xero we embrace diversity and inclusion and value a #challenge mindset. Research has shown that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single competency or experience . If you are excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be just the right person for a role at Xero. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application and throughout the interview process.

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